Selecting and Managing a Project Portfolio with Microsoft Project

Selecting and Managing a Project Portfolio with Microsoft Project

Selecting and Managing a Project Portfolio with Microsoft Project is an Advanced level tutorial on Business, crafted by the author, Bonnie Biafore. This tutorial is a critical foundation for an individual who needs to excel in his/her Business skills. It provides you a strong understanding on Business, Project Management, Project, Business, Project Management and Project.

Free Download - Selecting and Managing a Project Portfolio with Microsoft Project
Author Bonnie Biafore
Publish Date 12/21/2016
Skill Advanced
Duration 1h 53m
Topic Business
Video Tutorials 23
Last Update N/A

You may be familiar with Microsoft Project 2016 as a powerful project management tool that helps you plan and manage projects. In this course, expand the usefulness of this tool by taking a step back and leveraging it to cherry-pick projects for your portfolio. Follow along with project management expert Bonnie Biafore as she shares tips for selecting projects based on organizational goals and key project performance measures. Set up Project so that you can evaluate proposed projects and see which ones you should take on. Create custom fields to rate projects, use generic and named resources to compare demand with availability, and insert project schedules to determine when selected projects might fit into the pipeline. As a final step, build a report to help you review what’s going on with your portfolio.

Topics include:

  • Recall how to define custom fields to create a risk score for a project.
  • Explain the advantages of using generic resources.
  • Recognize the steps to take to determine resource availability for a project.
  • Explain how to view a schedule based on project priority.
  • Identify the importance of changing a project portfolio’s status from Active to Complete.
  • Determine how to create a report that shows active and backlog projects.

Selecting and Managing a Project Portfolio with Microsoft Project : Video Lessons

  • Welcome1m 45s
  • What you should know before watching this course1m 48s
  • Using the exercise files49s
  • Creating custom fields for portfolio criteria3m 38s
  • Building a dashboard view for portfolio projects5m 54s
  • Creating custom fields to calculate selection criteria9m 45s
  • Defining custom fields for risk measures4m 8s
  • Setting up generic resources3m 57s
  • Adding named resources2m 35s
  • Adding skill sets to resources4m 23s
  • Adding a new proposed project to the list5m 58s
  • Inserting active projects into the list4m 7s
  • Adding graphical indicators to the portfolio dashboard7m 6s
  • Flagging projects to include in portfolio analysis5m 31s
  • Adding projects to the active or backlog list2m 24s
  • Assigning generic resources to proposed projects8m 23s
  • Reviewing demand and availability for each skill set6m 54s
  • Building a resource demand vs availability report11m 18s
  • Building a rough schedule for the portfolio projects6m 26s
  • Replacing a proposed project with a project schedule3m 38s
  • Changing a project's status to complete2m 57s
  • Building a report for reviewing the portfolio9m 24s
  • Next steps1m 2s

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